The unemployment rate for college graduates in April was a mere 3.9 percent, compared with 7.5 percent for the work force as a whole, according to a Labor Department report released Friday.


But just because college graduates have jobs does not mean they all have "good" jobs.

There is ample evidence that employers are hiring college-educated workers for jobs that do not actually require college-level skills -- positions like receptionists, file clerks, waitresses, car rental agents and so on.

We rewrote the title to the NY Times article to be more accurate.

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